Tag: school

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Schools Are a Lifeline for Homeless Students. COVID-19 Is Severing the Connection.

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As temperatures began to dip this fall, Allen Blackwell III says he and his colleagues at Baltimore City Public Schools kept watch on weather reports hoping to see it hit 32 degrees. That would herald the opening of winter shelters […]


Helping Arizona K-12 Transition to Online in Time of COVID Arizona Online Instruction Program Streamlines Certification

January 5, 2021

Via: eCampus News

When COVID-19 made its way to Arizona in March, Governor Doug Ducey’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Executive Order combined with concerns from parents and educators compelled K-12 schools to quickly transition to online instruction. Schools meeting AZDHS guidelines […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Is face-to-face learning always better than online learning?

December 24, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the […]


If Teachers Get the Vaccine Quickly, Can Students Get Back to School?

December 15, 2020

Via: NY Times

States and cities across the country are moving to put teachers near the front of the line to receive a coronavirus vaccine, in an effort to make it safer to return to classrooms and provide relief to struggling students and […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Declines in high school graduates may not be as bad as expected: report

December 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

WICHE projects 10% more high school graduates in 2025 than it did in its previous forecast, made four years ago. Rising graduation rates among public high school students of color — defined as graduates not categorized as White — are […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Reopening Schools Before a Children’s Vaccine

December 4, 2020

Via: NY Times

What’s next: kids’ vaccines The first coronavirus vaccines for adults are nearly here, but children’s vaccines will take a lot longer. Pfizer and Moderna’s pediatric trials are just getting started for children older than 12. So what does that mean […]

Education Tech

Speak Up 2020: A look at digital learning and transformation

December 1, 2020

Via: eSchool News

For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments. In a recent edWeb edLeader Panel sponsored by Project Tomorrow, Dr. Julie Evans, CEO […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid school reopenings, COVID-19 liability protection a mounting concern

November 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Many districts are finding themselves caught between a rock and a hard place while trying to educate students during a pandemic. Some community members are pushing back against school buildings remaining closed, while others resist when they reopen their doors. […]


Study: School violence boosts transfers among higher-income students

November 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The researchers also warn that school violence levels, and types of crimes, shift from year-to-year. “Some students may leave one school because they experienced violence for another that they think is safer, only to find that in the next year […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 ways K-12 schools can evolve post-pandemic

November 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The pandemic-driven upheaval of the K-12 education system is doing something many say has been nearly impossible — opening a door for significant reforms that would disrupt decades or century-old practices and rituals. And even though school administrators are in […]